Jonathan Compton

Jonathan Compton


DMH Stallard (Guildford)

Wonersh House

The Guildway

Old Portsmouth Road



Jonathan is a Dispute Resolution and Litigation partner based in Guildford. He is qualified both as a barrister and a solicitor, with his experience as an advocate strongly underpinning his commercial litigation work. His practice is both domestic and international, and involves advising private individuals and commercial organisations of all sizes.

Jonathan works across areas of commercial dispute resolution including banking and finance, regulatory and anti trust/competition practice.

He is accredited as an Arbitrator by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and also holds a master’s degree in competition law, a specialism greatly valued by many of the firm's commercial clients. 

Jonathan qualified as a solicitor in 1999.

... my first port of call and he is unfailingly helpful and very responsive. His empathy is appreciated in worrying situations.

Legal 500 2021

Personal Awards

Legal 500 2021 (UK Recommended Lawyer)

Memberships and Associations

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration
  • Member of Hon. Soc. of Gray’s Inn

Associated blogs

Competition Law, an overview

Jonathan Compton draws on his own experience dealing with businesses caught out by the CMA and offers his advice to avoid being stung
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Amazon announces they will no longer be accepting UK issued Visa credit card payments

Jonathan Compton comments on the potential issues this may cause in the competition market in the future
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Covid business interruption insurance payments due to small and medium companies

Blog, Legal Updates
Partner Jonathan Compton looks at the Supreme Court’s decision on business interruption insurance
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Increased regulation of the internet – the reflections of a legal hack

Blog, News & PR
Jonathan Compton offers a personal view on the regulation of the internet
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